MS06-003 TNEF Encoding Vulnerability Patched

by Amit Zinman [Published on 11 Jan. 2006 / Last Updated on 11 Jan. 2006]

Included in the January 2006 patches released on January 10, 2006, is a critical patch to fix a TNEF decoding vulnerability.

MS06-003 TNEF Encoding Vulnerability Patched

Included in the January 2006 patches released on January 10, 2006, is a critical patch to fix a TNEF decoding vulnerability.

TNEF is short for Transport Neutral Encapsulation Format, a proprietary format used by the Microsoft Exchange and Outlook e-mail clients when sending messages formatted as Rich Text Format (RTF).

The affected Exchange systems, for which patches are available, are:

  • Microsoft Exchange Server 5.0 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 Service Pack 4
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2000 Service Pack 3

For more information go here:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS06-003.mspx

 

 

The Author — Amit Zinman

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Currently working as Project Manager and Systems Consultant, heading and consulting on Exchange and NT/Windows 2000 based migrations and deployments for large companies such as Checkpoint, Comverse, Smarteam, Nice, Aladdin and leading Israeli Banks, Also involved in writing scripts and custom solutions for clients based on ADSI, CDO and Visual Basic and teaching Windows 2000 and Exchange 2000 in MSCE colleges and lecturing in Microsoft User Groups.

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